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" The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the, knell of my departed hours : Where are they? "
The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ... - Page 238
by Henry Marlen - 1838
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 1

1822 - 430 pages
...now quote some lines which may be read, I think, more than once, yet not tire the ear nor the mind. " The bell strikes one! We take no note of time " But...loss : to give it then a tongue - "Is wise in man" Night 1. There is, I think, much good sense in these lines ; — sense which comes home to our hearts...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 284 pages
...her long arrear: Nor let the phial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But...from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in num. As if an angel spoke I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed...
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A Sketch of the Ecclesiastical History of Ipswich: The Substance of a ...

David Tenney Kimball - Ipswich (Mass.) - 1823 - 120 pages
...I acknowledge myself under great obligations for its constant and faithful friendship. ' The clock strikes one. We take no note of time But from its...man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound.' A bell, presented to the town by Hon. Richard Salstonstall, was rung in 1659 at nine o'clock in the...
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Night Thoughts on Life Death & Immortality;: To which is Added A Paraphrase ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1823 - 326 pages
...no note of time But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, 1 feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...hours. Where are they? With the years beyond the flood. Her ceaselessflight, though devious, speaks her nature Of subtler essence than the trodden clod ; Active,...
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 1

English literature - 1823 - 442 pages
...now quote some lines which may be read, I think, more than once, yet not tire the ear nor the mind. " The bell strikes one ! We take no note of time " But...its loss : to give it then a tongue "Is wise in man" Night 1. There is, I think, much good sense in these line? ; — sense which comes home to our hearts...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824 - 676 pages
...wide ocean, Which hath no bounding shore to mark its progress. Joanna Baillie's Rayner, a. 5, s. 2. The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ! Young's Night Thoughts, n. 1. Youth is not rich in time, it may...
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The Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine; and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 1

1824 - 492 pages
...addressed. Sold by every Bookseller and Newsvender in the Kingdom. J. CURLL, PWNTM. MECHANICS' MAGAZINE. * The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Were wise in man."— Young. No. III. Saturday, Ylth January, 1824. Price Sd. MR. PATTISON'S IMPROVED...
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Noctes Atticę, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825 - 492 pages
...having written the following lines, he repeated them in unison to the music of the church tower — The bell strikes one, — we take no note of time...man : as if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound, &c. Burying in Churches. So early as the times of our Anglo-Saxon ancestors, this abominable practice...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825 - 524 pages
...lines, he repeated them in unison to the music of the church tower— • The bell strikes one,—we take no note of time But from its loss; to give it...man; as if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound, &c. Burying in Churches. So early as the times of our Anglo-Saxon ancestors, this abominable practice...
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Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Literature - 1825 - 426 pages
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